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Inflation Blues, song lyrics

Song: Inflation Blues
Lyrics: Robinson

Music: McRae
Year: 1947
Genre: Jazz
Country: USA


(CHORUS:)
I've been hearing about inflation,
I guess that thing is here,
Yes, I've been hearing about inflation,
I guess that thing is here,
Well, it's getting so lately,
I can't even afford to buy a glass of beer.
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Everything is going up,
Every time I go to the store,
I'm eating less and less,
And every night I walk the floor.

My baby just told me,
Since the prices are all so high,
If I can't give her more money,
Well, I can forget it and say goodbye.
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(CHORUS)

Now, everybody's on strike,
My baby's done struck too,
She said, if you can't give me more money,
Well, I swear I don't want you.

(CHORUS)

I've got those inflation blues.


Notes:

1 - Recorded by Cootie Williams, on Majestic Records 1150, May 1947.

2 - Songs with different lyrics, but the same title were recorded later that same year, Inflation Blues by Louis Jordan, and Inflation Blues by by Allegretto Alexander and Louis Jordan.

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